Vehicle System and Driveline Analysis

AVL CRUISE™

AVL CRUISE™ is the industry's most powerful, robust and adaptable tool for vehicle driveline system analysis. The application field covers fuel efficiency, driving emissions and performance analyses along vehicle development process with model re-use from concept planning through to HiL and testing.

AVL Approach

AVL CRUISE™ supports everyday tasks in vehicle system and driveline simulation analysis throughout all development phases from concept planning to calibration and test tasks in different HiL and test environments. Its application envelope covers conventional vehicle powertrains through to highly advanced hybrid systems and pure electric vehicles.

AVL CRUISE™ offers a streamlined workflow for all kinds of parameter optimization and component matching – guiding the user along the way to practical and attainable solutions. Due to its structured interfaces and advanced data management AVL CRUISE™ has established itself as a data communication and integration tool for various teams within world-leading OEMs and their suppliers. This facilitates consistent target definition and traceability of the decisions made in reaching the best overall results for the developed product.

 


Benefits at a Glance

  • Reduced analysis effort with a ready-to-use vehicle analysis platform.
  • Perform all fuel economy, emissions and performance tests in a single run with the same vehicle model.
  • Efficient vehicle modeling with scalable model fidelity.
  • Simulation of any powertrain topology form standard to the most innovative and complex one.
  • Hybridize conventional vehicles with only a few mouse clicks.
  • Explore new transmission concepts such as automated manual transmissions (AMT) and dual clutch transmissions (DCT).
  • Ease up and speed up your work related to shifting strategy and program with GSP module.
  • Execute very large parameter optimization and component matching tasks with DoE functions.
  • View the energy and power flows graphically for the entire powertrain.

AVL CRUISE™ Strengths

  • Realistic vehicle system modeling of any topology with complete vehicle component models and scalable fidelity.
  • Inclusion of all simulation vehicle system analysis tasks and workflows.
  • Intelligent and consistent management of data throughout teams, applications and workflows.
  • Developed with OEMs engaged in leading-edge vehicle and powertrain design, AVL CRUISE™ incorporates much of the experience of those companies.

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Community References

Aptera, T. Reichenbach

The Role of Simulation in the Development of the Aptera 2e

Plymouth, AVL User Conference 2010

 

Aptera, R. Farbini

Developing the Aptera 2e xPrize Contender using AVL CRUISE

Plymouth, AVL User Conference 2010

 

Beijing Foton Cummins, H. Yaohua

Heavy-duty Commercial Vehicle Driving Cycle Fuel Consumption Simulation Based CRUISE Software

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

BMW, M.Farag

Li-Ion Battery SOC Estimation Using Non-Linear Estimation Strategies Based On Equivalent Circuit Models

SAE Paper, 2014

 

Bosch, D. Lavric

Simulation of Load Collective Measurements at Bosch

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Changan, Y. Juan

Application of AVL-CRUISE in the CVT and Engine Matching

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

China Engine, Z. Dingshun

A Study of Friction Reduction Effects on Fuel Economy

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Chery, L. Min

The Design and Simulation Study of Intelligent 4WD Control System based on CRUISE

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Chery, H. Yanze

The Analysis of Vehicle System Integrated with Air Condition

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Chery, Z. Yi

Optimization of Gear Transmission Ratio based on CRUISE and Optimus Co-simulation

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Chery, H. Yaohua

The Analysis of a Plug-in Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicle based on CRUISE and SIMULINK Co-simulation Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Chery, H. Yanyan

The Analysis of a Plug-in Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle based on CRUISE and SIMULINK Co-simulation Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

CNH, G. Magra

Use of AVL CRUISE Simulation Tool as Virtual Test Bed for Deriving Energy Consumption Function for Different LCV Vehicle Type (Diesel, EV, PHEV)

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015

 

DAF, B. Lipsch

Implementation of AVL Cruise at DAF Trucks N.V

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

DAF, M. J. A. Taken

Implementing AVL CRUISE in the DAF Trucks Development Chain

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015

 

Dongfeng, C. Zhiqiang

The Application of Simulation Technology in Lowering Engine Fuel Consumption

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Dongfeng, C. Zhiqiang

Creation of VTMS Model of a Passenger Vehicle and its Application

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015

 

Dongfeng Commercial, Z. Mingkai

Application of Combined Simulation Method with AVL-CRUISE and Matlab

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Dongfeng Commercial, X. Li

The Optimum Matching Technology on Vehicle with DCT

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Dongfeng Commercial, D. Xianfeng

Application AVL-CRUISE Software in Economy Improvement of a Commercial Vehicle

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Dongfeng Commercial, Y. Zheng

The Study of Vehicle Energy Management and Control Strategy based on CRUISE

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Dongfeng Commercial, X. Xian

AVL CRUISE Application in DFMC

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Energy Power Systems, G. Burgh

Grid Power Management using AVL CRUISE

Plymouth, AVL User Conference 2014

 

FAW, L. Jiankang

Based on the CRUISE Vehicle Speed Ratio Optimization Simulation Analysis Software

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

FAW, Z. Honghui

Research on Torque Distribution Control of 4WD Electric Vehicle with Four in-wheel Motors for Higher Fuel Economy

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

FAW, W. Yan

Powertrain Parameters Design and Vehicle Performance Simulation of Battery Electric Vehicles based on CRUISE

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

FAW, Z. Lixue

The Generation and Analysis of Gear Shifting Strategy for Automatic Transmission Vehicles based on CRUISE GSP

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Fiat Chrysler, E. Penazzi

Friction Clutch Thermal and Performance Analysis on 1D Vehicle Simulation Platform

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015

 

Ford, R. Ahmed

Lithium-Ion Battery Models Characterization for SOC Estimation Based on the Smooth Variable Structure Filter

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

FZI, A. Viehl

Driving and Operating Strategies for Improved Energy Efficiency of Electric Vehicles

Augsburg, AVL User Conference 2014

 

FZI, J. Zimmermann

Simulation based Optimization of Recuperation and Energy Management for Electric Vehicles

Heidelberg, AVL User Conference 2015

 

Geely, H. Na

Study in Effect of Vehicle Start-stop Technology Based on CRUISE Simulation

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Geely, H. Na

The Vehicle Economy Simulation and Parameter Sensitivity Analysis

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Great Wall, L. Yaqi

Based on the Cruise for Checking and Analysis of Vehicle Dynamic and Vehicle Economy

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Great Wall, W. Jiqiang

The Economy and Performance Study of a Type of Vehicle based on CRUISE

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Great Wall, K. Yanwei

The Reduction of Fuel Consumption of a Vehicle based on CRUISE

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Honda, H. Okubo

Validation of CRUISE as Model-Based-Development Plant Model

Tokyo, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Hyundai, S. Yun

Design Optimization of Alternator and Battery Systems with a Recuperation Control Algorithm for a Mid-Sized Sedan

SAE Paper, 2015

 

Hyundai, D. Kim

Fuel Economy Analysis and Durability Improvement Using CRUISE

Seoul, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Hyundai, D. Sung

Torque Converter Performance Improvement

Seoul, AVL User Conference 2010

 

JAC, H. Zhen

The NOX Emission Optimization of a Certain Engine based On CRUISE

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

JAC, H. Zilong

The Classical Application of CRUISE in the Development of a New Type Manual Car

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

JAC, H. Zilong

The Simulation and Analysis of Strat/Stop based on CRUISE

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

JAC, H. Zilong

The NOx Emission Simulation of a Diesel Vehicle based on CRUISE

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

JRC, P. Dilara

Vehicle Simulation Software for Legislative Purposes

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Mahindra, S. Kandavelu

Analysis of Conventional and Hybrid Vehicle Dynamics Using Co-Simulation of AVL CRUISE and Carmaker in ETAS RT Environment

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Mahindra, N. Nagarajan

Virtual Vehicle Simulation and Validation of E/E Architecture with AVL Advanced Simulation Tools & HiL technology

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Mahindra, N. Pandey

Modeling of Engine Stop Start Plant Model for Virtual Testing of Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Mahindra, S. Gupta

Creation of Benchmark Vehicle Fuel Economy and Acceleration Performance Simulations High Accuracy Model and Using the Same for Concept Vehicle Simulations

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Mahindra, S. Gupta

Fuel Economy and Acceleration Performance Predictions and Understanding of Recuperation Logics of a Parallel Mild Hybrid Vehicle

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Mahindra, S. Jadhav

Optimization of Dynamic Torque Delivery of a Common Rail Diesel Powertrain Vehicle with the Help of

AVL CRUISE Simulation Tool

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

MAN, A. Soares

The Use of Simulation for Choosing the Best Automated Manual Transmission: MAN Case Study

SAE Paper, 2013

 

Maruti Suzuki, P. Arora

Use of Software Tools to Evaluate Passenger Cars on Upcoming WLTC

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Maruti Suzuki, P. Arora

Innovative Simulation Approach to Analyze and Add Value to Upcoming Complex Drive Cycle (WLTC) for Passenger Cars

SAE Paper, 2013

 

Michelin, C. Bradley

Valorization of Tire Rolling Resistance

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Michelin, M. Asai

Tire and Vehicle Interaction Using "Physical Tire": TameTire

Tokyo, AVL User Conference 2010

 

Nissan, J. Jooyong

Plant Model Building Activities in India

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Pan Asia, D. Huajie

Model Development and Validation based on Carbon Balance Method for Hybrid Vehicle

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Pan Asia, C. Yong

Hybrid Vehicle Parameter Matching and Fuel Economy Study Based on AVL CRUISE

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Pan Asia, C. Yong

Simulation and DOE study on Vehicle Fuel Economy based on CRUISE

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

PATAC, P. Meixiang

The Powertrain Selection and Vehicle Performance Study based on CRUISE

Kunming, AVL User Conference 2011

 

Porsche, F. Walz

Variable-Structure Decentralized Powertrain Control of Simulated Conventional and Hybrid Driving Strategies

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015

 

Porsche, I. Zaiser

Modular Modeling Approach to the Simulation of Driving Performance and Fuel Consumption at Porsche

Augsburg, AVL User Conference 2014

 

Porsche, D. Blanke

Pre- and Post-Processing for the Simulation of Driving Performance and Fuel Consumption at Porsche

Heidelberg, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Porsche, A. Klick

Optimizing Fuel Effeciency for the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid with AVL CRUISE

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

PTT, K. Wannatong

Development of Hardware in the Loop System Implemented for Engine Control Unit End of Line Test

SAE Paper, 2014

 

Qoros, W. Ruiming

The Simulation and Analysis of Control Strategy for a Rang Extended Electric Vehicle

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Renault, D. Le Guen

Definition of Gearshift Pattern: Innovative Optimization Procedures Using System Simulation

SAE Paper, 2011

 

SAIC, Z. Wei

The Fuel Economy Development and Optimization of Vehicle Smart Charging system

Chongqing City, AVL User Conference 2014

 

SAIC, Z. Xiangyu

Fuel Economy Simulation of Vehicle with E-cooling System during Cold Start Cycle

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

SAIC, W. Qi

Start/Stop System Simulation and Analysis based on CRUISE

Guilin, AVL User Conference 2013

 

SAIC, L. Li

The Influence of Ambient Temperature on the Driving Range of Electric Vehicles

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

SAIC R&D Center, J. Fengfeng

The Prediction Method for Vehicle Fuel Consumption at the Early Period of Engine Development

Jinan, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Tata, Y. Patil

Optimization of Powertrain Performance and Fuel Economy Improvement in City Driving Condition

Graz, AVL User Conference 2013

 

Tata, D. Wale

Powertrain Matching for Optimum Performance and Fuel Economy

Graz, AVL User Conference 2011

 

TUEV, C. Mathies

The End of the Driving Cycle? - The New "In-use" Emission Legislation and its Consequences on the Continuous Development Process

Heidelberg, AVL User Conference 2012

 

Volvo, E. Jonsson Holm

Complete Vehicle Modeling and Simulation of a Long Haul Truck with Electrified Auxiliaries in the CONVENIENT Project

Graz, AVL User Conference 2015